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you can use, modify, share, etc. this little piece of code but please keep this comment. (basically a CC-BY)
body, td, input, textarea, select { /* force fonts */
font-family: arial, sans-serif;

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message about selfsigned certs
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wait a sec I have to intervene. firefox just shows a warning page but when you trust the lock turns green and everything is ncie. chrome instead makes it red and slashes out the https.
the problem is really that users need to be aware of a possible false sense of security and I think that users shouldnt carelessly connect to a self signed cert (unless it is DANE'd)
while with unencrpyted the user sees "okay it's not encrypted, better be careful", but many people get a false sense of security from the lock (the reason why FF4-13 removed the lock, which was quite an intresting idea in my opinion.
I would maybe instead of crossing the lock, throw a question mark next to it (as in the fact that the real identity of the key is unknown)
throwing that intermediate page should maybe be a little bit more neutral, similar to ssh connection dialogs, but then SSHing people usually have a bit more knowledge than the average user.
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